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Address: Ohsweken, Ontario N0A 1M0, Canada
Phone Number: 519-445-2201
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PowWow (dance) competition in July is amazing

We attend the PowWow every year; July 25-26 in 2015. The only problem is that there is not enough seating in the arena for everyone; worth getting a seat 20 minutes before the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Toronto, Canada

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We attend the PowWow every year; July 25-26 in 2015. The only problem is that there is not enough seating in the arena for everyone; worth getting a seat 20 minutes before the dancing starts .... NOT looking into the sun. It's usually hot so wear a hat and sun screen. (At the Six Nations Fall fair, there's also a... More 

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Fonthill, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Beautiful dancing, music and delicious Indian tacos :) A great event for the whole family or couples.

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Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I have read a number of reviews about the reserve and I feel I need to weigh in. My wife and I, being huge lacrosse fans, (played since the early 70's) have come many times to the ILA (Iroquois Lacrosse Arena) to watch and support the Six Nations teams. This year, incidentally, the Arrows, Rebels and Chiefs all won their... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The pow wow`s are really good but apart from that not a lot on the reserve for tourists. If its raining dont bother as it is very muddy. food is always good and the dancers and costumes are spectacular

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Oakville, ontario
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Drove throught this part of Ontario and when we visited we noticed numerous rustic looking huts selling cigarettes. I was always under the impression that the Six Nations peoplw were proud of their culture but the numerous huts selling cigarettes certainly gave me a different impression of this area.

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Hamilton
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

We had people visiting and decided to take them to the reservation to watch one of the pow wow that they have there, unfortunatly out car was broken into while we where there

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

I have been to Six Nations many times for various reasons, Pow wow, shopping, day excursions and have always enjoyed ourselves. Went to the burger barn for a b-day party and the food was simply amazing, good prices, good quality,big portions and the service was friendly. If you go make sure you know where you are going....have a map because... More 

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Ohsweken, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Six Nations of the Grand River boasts a number of attractions developed to encourage visitors to the community from the annual pow wow in July, to the Pauline Johnson Mansion, Royal Chapel of the Mohawks, historical sites here before Canada was a country, crafts shops. Visit, enjoy learn about the Six Nations its a fun exciting place to go. And... More 

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Hamilton
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

We will not go back....Went to see what this was all about....said public welcome.... treated very poorly at the gate.... tons of heavy drinking and swearing....DO NOT bring children... We were pushed around a lot and asked many times why are you hear.... We left after an hour..... Should not of lasted that long....

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

To understand the First Nations, you have to visit them! You will meet a great group of people trying to make their way in a complex society. Try attending summer gathering or just go shopping and talk to the people.

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Address: Ohsweken, Ontario N0A 1M0, Canada
Phone Number: 519-445-2201
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ohsweken

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